Apple has become the world’s first $3 trillion company

Apple CEO Tim Cook greets fans outside the Apple Store on Fifth Ave in the Manhattan borough of New York, New York, U.S., September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri Apple has taken another important step. The iPhone maker surpassed a market value of $ 3 trillion on Monday – the first publicly traded company  to be […]

President Joe Biden asks student-loan borrowers to ‘do their part’ in preparing for payments to resume on May 1 as pressure for broad cancellation ramps up again

Image Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images Biden extended a student-loan-payment pause an additional three months through May 1. He said borrowers should use this extra time to prepare for the resumption of payments. But some lawmakers and advocates said this extra time should be used to cancel student debt. Last month, President Joe Biden gave 43 […]

Elizabeth Holmes jury deadlocked on 3 charges

Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes leaves federal court in San Jose, Calif., Thursday, Dec. 23, 2021. (AP Photo/Nic Coury) (AP Photo/Nic Coury / AP Newsroom) The California jury on the criminal fraud case against Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes says she is stuck on 3 of the 11 charges she faces. The panel, made up of eight […]

Eldest Trump children won’t comply with subpoenas from New York attorney general

On Location: January 3, 2022Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images, FILE Former President Trump’s eldest son and daughter have refused to comply with  New York State Attorney General’s subpoenas while conducting a civil investigation into the valuation of their assets by the family-owned real estate company.  “A dispute has […]

Whistleblower warns baffling illness affects growing number of young adults in Canadian province

Medical imaging service in a hospital in Savoie, France. A technician monitors a brain MRI scan session. BSIP/Universal Images Group via Getty Images A whistleblower spoke to The Guardian about a mysterious neurological disease in New Brunswick, Canada.  They spoke of their concerns about the disease, saying that it was spreading rapidly and that the cases […]

Tesla delivered close to one million vehicles in 2021

Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Tesla Inc reported quarterly record shipments on Sunday  that far exceeded Wall Street estimates and exceeded a global chip shortage as China’s production spiked. It was the sixth straight quarter that the world’s most valuable automaker posted record deliveries. Musk delivered 308,600 vehicles in the fourth quarter, far […]

U.S. Defense Secretary Austin tests positive for COVID-19, symptoms mild

FILE PHOTO: NATO Defence Ministers meeting in Brussels Secretary of Defense  Lloyd Austin said on Sunday he had tested positive for COVID-19 and had mild symptoms during the home quarantine. In a statement on Sunday evening, Austin said he plans to “virtually” attend key meetings and discussions over the next week “whenever possible.” He said  […]

Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Personal Twitter Account Permanently Suspended

The personal twitter account of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene has been permanently suspended for violating the social media site’s COVID-19 misinformation policy, the company said Sunday. WIN MCNAMEE VIA GETTY IMAGES Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene’s personal Twitter account has been permanently banned after repeatedly violating the social media site’s COVID19 disinformation policy, the company said […]

EU drafts plan to label gas and nuclear investments as green

Image Credit: REUTERS/Benoit Tessier After years of fighting between governments for truly climate-friendly investments, the European Union has drawn up plans to label some natural gas and nuclear power projects as “green” investments.  The European Commission is expected to propose rules in January to decide whether nuclear and gas  projects are included in the EU’s […]

China to cut new energy vehicle subsidies by 30% in 2022

Image Credit: REUTERS/Aly Song China will cut subsidies for New Energy Vehicles (NEVs) such as electric cars by 30% in 2022 and withdraw them all by the end of the year, the Treasury Department said on its website.  The subsidies for NEVs would be reduced by 10%, 20% and 30% respectively from 2020 to 2022. […]